The table below looks at the statistics for Knowledge Management skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Knowledge Management over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Knowledge Management
Rank 408 415 490
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +75
Contract jobs citing Knowledge Management 192 168 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.35% 0.33% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 0.44% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 93 34
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£390 £415 £341
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.02% +21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £112 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £502 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £415 £284
% change year-on-year
-13.18% +46.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.32% -7.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £17.15 -
% change year-on-year
+9.32% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41096 38070 35468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 74.49% 73.77% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26903 23461 20857
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1109 1170 1452
Average hourly rate £24.00 £26.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Knowledge Management
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Knowledge Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Knowledge Management Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Knowledge Management
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Knowledge Management Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Knowledge Management within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 182 £390 -6.02% 25
South East +19 77 £350 -20.00% 9
London +6 65 £425 +1.19% 8
Hampshire +16 62 £350 -14.21% 4
East of England -15 9 £290 -35.55% 2
North West -10 8 - - 1
North East -21 8 £386 +10.18%
City of London -3 7 £325 -18.75% 2
Yorkshire -8 6 £475 +66.52%
Surrey -2 5 £200 -54.67%
South West -26 5 £458 -8.72% 3
Portsmouth - 5 £325 -
Cheshire +9 4 - -
Manchester -8 4 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -11 4 £450 +8.43% 2
Warrington - 4 - -
Milton Keynes - 4 £450 - 2
Cardiff - 4 £315 - 1
Wales - 4 £315 - 1
South Wales - 4 £315 - 1
Berkshire +4 3 £340 - 3
Leeds -5 3 £475 +66.52%
Cambridgeshire -10 3 - -
West Yorkshire -10 3 £475 +66.52%
Swindon -14 3 £470 -6.46%
West Midlands -17 3 £275 -38.88% 1
Wiltshire -19 3 £470 -6.23%
Scotland - 3 £263 - 2
Cambridge - 3 - -
North Yorkshire -5 2 £363 -

Knowledge Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management.

1 184 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 166 (38.79%) HP
3 154 (35.98%) Security Cleared
4 139 (32.48%) SC Cleared
4 139 (32.48%) Oracle
5 133 (31.07%) Project Management
5 133 (31.07%) ISTQB
6 120 (28.04%) HTML
7 118 (27.57%) .NET
8 113 (26.40%) ITIL
9 107 (25.00%) ASP.NET
10 105 (24.53%) JavaScript
11 104 (24.30%) JSP
12 101 (23.60%) MS Excel
13 89 (20.79%) Test Scripting
14 85 (19.86%) Oracle EBS
15 78 (18.22%) UNIX
15 78 (18.22%) Oracle Reports
16 70 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 69 (16.12%) Citrix
18 64 (14.95%) SAN
18 64 (14.95%) Windows
19 63 (14.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
20 62 (14.49%) Finance
21 61 (14.25%) SharePoint
21 61 (14.25%) DV Cleared
22 55 (12.85%) CRM
23 50 (11.68%) HP Quality Center
23 50 (11.68%) Incident Management
24 49 (11.45%) Service Management

Knowledge Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Knowledge Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Knowledge Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (14.25%) SharePoint
2 22 (5.14%) MS Exchange
3 17 (3.97%) CMS
4 13 (3.04%) IBM Notes
5 12 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (2.34%) IIS
6 10 (2.34%) Apache
7 7 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.40%) WebSphere
8 6 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.40%) Lync
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 5 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.47%) Documentum
10 2 (0.47%) TWiki
11 1 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 101 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 38 (8.88%) MS Office
3 22 (5.14%) MS Visio
4 20 (4.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 11 (2.57%) MS Project
6 4 (0.93%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 85 (19.86%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (4.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (1.64%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (1.40%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.93%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.93%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.70%) Workday HCM
6 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (0.47%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.23%) SAP MII
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle iProcurement
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.17%) SaaS
2 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 64 (14.95%) SAN
2 45 (10.51%) TCP/IP
3 20 (4.67%) DNS
4 16 (3.74%) DHCP
5 14 (3.27%) HTTPS
6 11 (2.57%) Intranet
7 9 (2.10%) SSL
7 9 (2.10%) Wireshark
8 8 (1.87%) Firewall
9 6 (1.40%) LDAP
9 6 (1.40%) ADSL
9 6 (1.40%) Broadband
10 5 (1.17%) SMTP
10 5 (1.17%) LAN
11 4 (0.93%) IP Telephony
11 4 (0.93%) Internet
11 4 (0.93%) WAN
11 4 (0.93%) HTTP
11 4 (0.93%) VPN
12 3 (0.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.22%) Oracle Reports
2 31 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (3.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.70%) IBM InfoSphere
7 3 (0.70%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.70%) DTS
7 3 (0.70%) QlikView
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (0.47%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.47%) DB2
8 2 (0.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.23%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 29 (6.78%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (1.17%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.93%) CruiseControl
4 4 (0.93%) Ant
4 4 (0.93%) Hudson
5 3 (0.70%) MSI
5 3 (0.70%) JIRA
5 3 (0.70%) Subversion
6 2 (0.47%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.47%) JUnit
6 2 (0.47%) PowerDesigner
6 2 (0.47%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 62 (14.49%) Finance
2 20 (4.67%) Publishing
3 18 (4.21%) Banking
4 13 (3.04%) Front Office
4 13 (3.04%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.10%) Marketing
6 8 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.64%) Legal
8 6 (1.40%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 5 (1.17%) Retail
9 5 (1.17%) General Ledger
10 3 (0.70%) Law
11 2 (0.47%) Games
11 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 119 (27.80%) Analyst
2 54 (12.62%) Test Analyst
3 27 (6.31%) Developer
4 26 (6.07%) Test Leader
5 24 (5.61%) Test Manager
6 22 (5.14%) Business Analyst
7 19 (4.44%) Project Manager
8 18 (4.21%) Architect
9 17 (3.97%) Service Manager
9 17 (3.97%) Test Specialist
10 15 (3.50%) Tester
11 14 (3.27%) Consultant
12 13 (3.04%) Service Analyst
12 13 (3.04%) Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (2.80%) Support Engineer
14 11 (2.57%) Coordinator
15 10 (2.34%) Support Analyst
16 8 (1.87%) Junior
17 7 (1.64%) Systems Engineer
18 6 (1.40%) Problem Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (28.04%) HTML
2 118 (27.57%) .NET
3 107 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 104 (24.30%) JSP
5 12 (2.80%) Middleware
6 7 (1.64%) XML
7 6 (1.40%) OLE
8 5 (1.17%) .NET Framework
8 5 (1.17%) XMPP
9 4 (0.93%) CSS
10 3 (0.70%) Visualforce
10 3 (0.70%) Application Packaging
11 2 (0.47%) SAP Business Workflow
11 2 (0.47%) Web Dynpro
11 2 (0.47%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (0.47%) XSD
11 2 (0.47%) XSLT
11 2 (0.47%) Web Services
12 1 (0.23%) WebCenter
12 1 (0.23%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.51%) Management Information System
2 42 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.61%) CMDB
4 16 (3.74%) Wiki
5 11 (2.57%) Replication
6 10 (2.34%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.34%) Social Media
7 9 (2.10%) Clustering
8 8 (1.87%) Market Risk
8 8 (1.87%) Credit Risk
8 8 (1.87%) Reference Data
8 8 (1.87%) NHS
8 8 (1.87%) User Experience
9 7 (1.64%) Taxonomies
10 5 (1.17%) Performance Metrics
10 5 (1.17%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.17%) Fixed Income
10 5 (1.17%) Equities
10 5 (1.17%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.93%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.22%) UNIX
2 64 (14.95%) Windows
3 44 (10.28%) Linux
4 26 (6.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (5.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (3.27%) Windows XP
7 12 (2.80%) Windows 2000
8 11 (2.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (2.10%) Windows 7
10 8 (1.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.93%) AIX
12 3 (0.70%) MVS
12 3 (0.70%) HPUX
13 2 (0.47%) Solaris
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.23%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.23%) Android
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (31.07%) Project Management
2 113 (26.40%) ITIL
3 89 (20.79%) Test Scripting
4 55 (12.85%) CRM
5 50 (11.68%) Incident Management
6 49 (11.45%) Service Management
7 46 (10.75%) Change Management
8 43 (10.05%) Service Delivery
9 40 (9.35%) Problem Management
10 31 (7.24%) E-Commerce
11 30 (7.01%) Migration
11 30 (7.01%) Test Automation
12 29 (6.78%) Functional Testing
13 28 (6.54%) Workflow
13 28 (6.54%) Configuration Management
13 28 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (6.07%) Validation
14 26 (6.07%) Software Testing
15 25 (5.84%) ITSM
15 25 (5.84%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 105 (24.53%) JavaScript
2 35 (8.18%) C#
3 32 (7.48%) SQL
4 31 (7.24%) VB
5 22 (5.14%) VBA
6 20 (4.67%) PowerShell
7 12 (2.80%) Java
8 7 (1.64%) C
9 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
9 4 (0.93%) ABAP
10 3 (0.70%) Python
10 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.47%) SPARQL
11 2 (0.47%) Perl
11 2 (0.47%) XQuery
12 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 154 (35.98%) Security Cleared
2 139 (32.48%) SC Cleared
3 133 (31.07%) ISTQB
4 70 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 63 (14.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 61 (14.25%) DV Cleared
7 40 (9.35%) ISEB
8 30 (7.01%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (6.54%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (5.37%) Degree
11 18 (4.21%) MCITP
12 11 (2.57%) CCNA
13 9 (2.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (1.17%) MCSE
15 4 (0.93%) MOS
15 4 (0.93%) CCNP
15 4 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.93%) PMP
15 4 (0.93%) PMI Certification
16 3 (0.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.41%) SLA
2 27 (6.31%) QA
3 3 (0.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (8.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.34%) Terminal Services
4 9 (2.10%) Nmap
5 4 (0.93%) XenDesktop
6 3 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.47%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
8 1 (0.23%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.23%) XenApp
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 50 (11.68%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (2.34%) OpenView
3 9 (2.10%) Nessus
4 8 (1.87%) SCCM
4 8 (1.87%) Nagios
4 8 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (1.64%) HP SIM
5 7 (1.64%) SCOM
6 5 (1.17%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.93%) Control-M
7 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.47%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.23%) Casper Suite
10 1 (0.23%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 184 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 166 (38.79%) HP
3 139 (32.48%) Oracle
4 69 (16.12%) Citrix
5 31 (7.24%) Cisco
6 25 (5.84%) VMware
7 23 (5.37%) BMC
8 19 (4.44%) Remedy
9 15 (3.50%) SAP
10 13 (3.04%) Lotus
11 11 (2.57%) EMC
12 8 (1.87%) SolarWinds
12 8 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.87%) Red Hat
13 7 (1.64%) ServiceNow
14 6 (1.40%) Sybase
14 6 (1.40%) CA
15 5 (1.17%) 3PAR
15 5 (1.17%) Tableau
15 5 (1.17%) Symantec
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